It's Race Weekend & You're Invited To Meet Legendary Triathlete Michellie Jones
Need a little extra inspiration? Come meet professional, legendary triathlete Michellie Jones.
Jones' career has spanned over 20 years, and she has been called the best triathlete in the world. She won the Silver Medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the inaugural triathlon competition, finishing just 2 seconds behind the Gold Medalist. Her career highlights include the 2006 Ironman World Championship, 2x ITU World Champion, 2x ITU World Cup Champion, XTerra World Champion, 3x Ironman Champion, 12 ITU World Cup Victories, 8 ITU World Championship Medals, 8x Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon Champion, 7x Chicago Triathlon Champion, 7x St. Anthony's Triathlon Champion, 10x San Diego International Triathlon. 7x Triathlete Magazine Triathlete of the year, and she has had over 175 career victories.
Even after all her career highlights, Michellie can't wait to experience the empowering aura that surrounds the Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon.
Jones will hold a forum discussion moderated by TriColumbia Founder, President and CEO, Robert "Vigo" Vigorito. She will be there to discuss her life as a professional triathlete, and will offer tips and suggestions to participants. There will be a question and answer session, and an opportunity to get autographs.
When: Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 1 PM after the noon course talk
Where: Sheraton Columbia Town Center in "The Grove" (weather permitting)
Robert Vigorito, Founder/CEO, USAT Certified Level 2 Race Director
Kari Ebeling, COO, USAT Certified Level 1 Race Director & The TriColumbia Team
P.S. If you're looking for yet another Iron Girl challenge, registration for the 2012 Iron Girl Rocky Gap Triathlon on September 9, 2012 is open - and you can sign up at a discount! Just enter coupon code "IRONGIRLFAN" when registering and receive $20 off your individual entry fee.